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Back Items For The Auction of September 16, 2010  
 
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
 
See a Picture of this Item 201 1921 World Series program. Original program issued for game played at the Polo Grounds in New York between the Giants and the Yankees. Neatly scored in pencil from game (1) with additional date and "Yankees Won" pencil notations on front cover. Exterior exhibits general light handling wear with scattered soiling and edge wear. One inch split at lower bound corner. Interior shows expected age toning with several of the center pages loose. Retains fine display qualities: VG/EX-EX ($1,000-$1,500) $1,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 202 1912 Boston Red Sox display. 21"x28.5" Framed display includes 11"x14" black and white team photograph. Mounted below are autographs of (9) including Speaker, Hooper, Lewis, Wood, and others. Ink signatures rate 8-9 out of 10. Mounted within the upper border are (6) cards including T205 Carrigan, Stahl, and Cicotte cards, T206 Heinie Wagner, and T207 Yerkes and O'Brien. It appears that the cards are floated with the mat and could be removed with damage although this can not be guaranteed. Includes LOA from JSA: Range VG-EX/MT ($800-$1,200) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 203 1924 World Series program. Original program issued for game played in Washington exhibits general exterior handling wear and light soiling. Vertical centerfold slightly breaks to surface but has flattened well. Light edge and corner wear with small chip to upper right. Interior exhibits light age toning and is unscored with penciled in pitcher's names. Uncommon program employing unique design with full page devoted to each Washington player and fine interior graphics: VG/EX ($750-$1,000) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 204 Rare 1916 Boston Red Sox World Series press pin. Desirable press pin was issued for the 1916 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and Brooklyn Robins. Red and blue enameled pin retains its original threaded post backing. The 1916 World Series saw the Red Sox capture their second straight title, which included a 13 inning scoreless pitching performance by Babe Ruth. Front remains very clean with vibrant color and only minor surface wear: EX/MT ($10,000-$12,000) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 205 Rare 1915 Boston Red Sox World Series press pin. Seldom offered brass oval pin was issued for Babe Ruth's first World Series appearance with the Boston Red Sox. A Boston harbor scene in relief appears at the center panel. Retains threaded post brass backing. Highly coveted original World Series press pin: EX/MT-NM ($10,000-$12,000) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 206 1916 Brooklyn Robins World Series press pin. Desirable early pin representing the teams' first World Series appearance of the 20th century. Light surface wear with small blemish at center of team name. Fully intact enameled portion. Back is stamped Dieges & Clust and retains pin back closure: EX ($4,000-$5,000) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 207 1921 New York Yankees and Giants World Series press pin. Rare and desirable pin is the only version issued in 1921 as both teams played at the Polo Grounds. Marked Whitehead & Hoag on the back, retaining original pin style closure. Exhibits very light wear with the slightest hint of discoloration to white enameled background: EX-EX/MT ($5,500-$6,500) $5,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 208 1918 Boston Red Sox World Series press pin. Seldom offered brass oval pin employing similar design to that used in 1915. A Boston harbor scene in relief appears at the center panel with lettered edge. Retains threaded post brass backing marked Bent & Bush Co. Exhibits general handling wear: EX-EX/MT ($6,000-$8,000) $5,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 209 1924 New York Giants World Series press pin. Original pin retains threaded post back holding (2) screw down fasteners; (1) of which is marked Dieges & Clust. Enameled portion is fully intact with metal surface exhibiting minimal tarnish: EX/MT ($1,500-$2,000) $1,300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 210 1925 Pittsburgh Pirates World Series press pin. Desirable pin exhibits minor wear with fully intact enameled portions. Threaded post back retains original screw down closure marked Whitehead & Hoag: EX/MT ($1,500-$2,000) $2,750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 211 1925 Washington Senators World Series press pin. Original pin with intact enameling exhibits light surface/edge wear. Threaded post back retains original screw down clasp marked "Bastian Bros.": EX-EX/MT ($2,000-$2,500) $5,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 212 1926 New York Yankees World Series press pin. Original pin marked Dieges & Clust on the back. High grade example exhibits little to no wear. Threaded post back retains original screw down closure with D&G manufacturer's mark: EX/MT-NM ($2,000-$3,000) $1,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 213 1926 St. Louis Cardinals World Series press pin. Original pin with unmarked back incorporating the classic bird on bat logo. Enameled portion is intact with the gold color exhibiting moderate tarnish and surface slightly worn down. Threaded post back retains screw down closure: EX ($1,750-$2,250) $2,035.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 214 1927 Pittsburgh Pirates World Series press pin. Original pin with unmarked back retains fully intact enameled portion with extremely minor scattered handling wear. Minute condition flaws largely confined to left hand side/edge. Threaded post back retains original "Whitehead & Hoag" screw down clasp: EX/MT ($1,500-$2,000) $3,250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 215 1929 Philadelphia Athletics World Series press pin. Keystone shaped pin with unmarked back exhibiting little to no wear to enameled portion and very minor tarnish. Threaded post retains screw down closure. Seldom offered pin from a highly coveted team: EX/MT ($1,500-$2,000) $1,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 216 Rare 1929 Chicago Cubs World Series press pin. Highly uncommon pin marked Hipp & Coburn on the back. Threaded post back retains original screw down closure. Exhibits little to no wear: EX/MT ($3,000-$4,000) $3,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 216a 1930 St. Louis Cardinals World Series press pin. Original unmarked pin with very minimal discoloration to front surface. Threaded post back retains screw down closure: EX-EX/MT ($1,200-$1,500) $1,300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 217 1931 Philadelphia Athletics World Series press pin. Original liberty bell shaped pin retains threaded post back. Screw down closure is marked "Irvine & Jachens, San Francisco." Minimal wear to enameled surface which bears small indent along upper portion. Light tarnish: EX-EX/MT ($3,500-$4,000) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 218 1932 Chicago Cubs World Series press pin. Original pin marked Dieges & Clust "GF" (gold filled) on the back. Threaded post retains screw down closure. High grade example from the famous Ruth "Called Shot" World Series exhibits little to no wear: EX/MT-NM ($1,500-$2,000) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 219 1933 New York Giants World Series press pin. Original pin marked Dieges & Clust on the back. Threaded post back retains original D&G marked screw down clasp. Fully intact enamel with extremely minor scattered wear: EX/MT ($1,000-$1,200) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 219a 1934 Detroit Tigers World Series press pin. Original pin marked Dieges & Clust 1/20 10K GF (gold filled) on the back. Minor wear to enameled portion with pinpoint chip. Lightly tarnished. Threaded post back retains screw down closure: EX ($1,200-$1,500) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 220 1935 Chicago Cubs World Series press pin. Uncommon figural bear shaped pin marked S.D.Childs & Co. on back. Portions of inlaid blue enamel have flaked out in the ears, feet, and middle section. Retains original pin back closure: VG/EX-EX ($800-$1,000) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 221 1936 New York Giants World Series press pin. Original pin marked "D&G (Dieges & Clust) 1/20 10K G.F." (gold filled) on back. Threaded post back retains screw down closure. Extremely minor handling wear confined to several incidental flaws mentioned for sake of accuracy: EX/MT-NM ($800-$1,000) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 222 1936 New York Yankees World Series press pin. Original pin marked Dieges & Clust on the back. Threaded post retains screw down closure. High grade example exhibits little to no wear: EX/MT-NM ($1,000-$1,200) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 223 1937 New York Yankees World Series press pin. Original pin marked Dieges & Clust on the back. Small chip to center white enameled portion. Threaded post back retains screw down closure: EX/MT ($750-$1,000) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 223a 1937 N.Y. Giants World Series press pin. Original pin marked Dieges & Clust 1/20 10K GF (gold filled) on the back. Minor wear to enameled portion with scattered light tarnish. Threaded post back retains screw down closure. Affixed to original cardboard backing as issued: Pin EX-EX/MT, Card EX ($750-$1,000) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 224 1938 New York Yankees World Series press pin. Original high grade pin marked Dieges & Clust on the back. Front exhibits minimal wear, largely confined to the raised crossed bat portion with fully intact enamel. Threaded post back retains screw down clasp: EX/MT ($1,000-$1,200) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 225 1938 Chicago Cubs World Series press pin. Uncommon figural bear shaped pin with very minor scattered enamel soiling and back tarnish. Unmarked back retains original pin and clasp closure: EX-EX/MT ($2,000-$2,500) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 226 1939 New York Yankees World Series press pin. Original pin marked "Dieges & Clust" on back. Threaded post back retains screw down clasp. Exhibits minor scattered wear and tarnish with very small chip to enameled portion: EX-EX/MT ($1,000-$1,200) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 227 1941 New York Yankees World Series press pin. Original pin marked Dieges & Clust on the back. Very minor tarnish, otherwise in near as issued condition. Threaded post back retains screw down closure: EX/MT ($1,000-$1,200) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 227a 1941 Brooklyn Dodgers World Series press pin. Original pin marked Dieges & Clust on the back. Minor wear to enameled portion with scattered tarnish. Threaded post back retains screw down closure: EX ($800-$1,200) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 228 1942 New York Yankees World Series press pin. Original Sterling silver pin marked Dieges & Clust on the back. Threaded post retains screw down closure. Affixed to original manufacturer's cardboard backing. Very minor tarnish: Pin EX/MT, Backing VG/EX-EX ($1,000-$1,500) $825.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 229 Extremely rare 1942 St. Louis Cardinals World Series press pin. 2" Button style press pin dates to the War Years and as a result of metal shortages was manufactured out of paper and cardboard with plastic face. Exhibits very minor age toning to plastic surface. Intact safety pin style back marked "St. Louis Button Company." One of the rarest and most desirable of all post-1920 pins, this is the first example we have handled or seen offered in recent memory. Combining rarity with condition, this is likely a unique opportunity for acquisition: EX/MT ($6,000-$8,000) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 230 Extremely rare 1943 St. Louis Cardinals World Series press pin. 2" Button style press pin dates to the War Years and as a result of metal shortages was manufactured out of paper and cardboard with plastic face. Exhibits minor age toning to plastic surface and wrinkling to interior paper/graphic. The plastic face has either dried slightly or was not entirely properly applied resulting in one edge very minutely separated (this is only visible when viewed from the back). Intact safety pin style back. One of the rarest and most desirable of all post-1920 pins, this is the first example we have handled or seen offered in recent memory. Likely a unique opportunity for acquisition: EX ($5,000-$6,000) $4,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 231 1944 Detroit Tigers World Series phantom press pin. Original pin marked "Sterling" on the back. Threaded post retains original screw down closure marked "St. Louis Button Co". Light wear: EX-EX/MT ($300-$500) $220.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 232 1944 St. Louis Cardinals World Series press pin. Original pin with series of markings on the back. Threaded post back. Scattered wear to enameled front: EX ($400-$600) $242.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 233 1946 All-Star Game press pin at Fenway Park. Original pin marked "Balfour" on the back. Threaded post retains original screw down closure. Light wear to front: EX/MT ($300-$500) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 234 1946 St. Louis Cardinals World Series press pin. Original pin with partially obscured "St Louis Button Co" on the back. Threaded post back. Scattered wear to enameled front: EX ($300-$500) $334.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 235 1951 Boston Red Sox American League Golden Anniversary lapel pin. Ornate 10K gold filled pin features a figural Eagle at the top with inset baseball shaped decor inscribed "Red Sox 1951". Solitaire inset diamond at the top panel of the baseball is encircled by a blue enamelwork border with "Golden Anniversary" in gold lettering, denoting the 50th anniversary of the Red Sox as members of the American League. Marked 10K GF on the reverse: EX/MT-NM ($1,000-$1,500) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 236 1954 Cleveland Indians World Series press pin. Original pin with full enameled front displaying fine high end condition. Threaded post back retains screw down clasp: EX/MT-NM ($200-$300) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 237 1955 New York Yankees World Series press pin. Original pin with threaded post back retaining original screw down closure: EX/MT-NM ($200-$300) $0.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 238 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers World Series press pin. Original pin marked "World Series 1955 Dieges & Clust" on the back. Threaded post retains original screw down closure: EX/MT-NM ($600-$800 $0.00
 
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